Sure, you can replace an old shower curtain with a new one, but a more impressive upgrade is installing a hinged shower door. A door instead of a curtain is an attractive improvement that makes it a permanent enclosure that won’ t go unnoticed. When we made the switch in a small bathroom, it gave the room an immediate aesthetic upgrade— and the door did a better job of...
TikTok creator @carolina.mccauley shares her DIY recipe for getting brighter white laundry. You can make her homemade laundry blocks and toss one in each time you do a load of lights.
The directional heads of track lighting make it one of the most versatile fixtures that can be used in any room. We see tracks wherever lighting is needed for working at a desk, preparing food or over a workbench, places around a home where illumination is important.
A stain doesn’t mean the end for your couch. Just learn how to combat tough stains, and get in the habit of regularly cleaning your furniture.
We have the uncanny ability to find our bathtub drain clogged before we have a busy day and not much free time. Our solution to unclog the drain works sometimes, but not always. Most clogs in a tub drain occur from a buildup of hair in the drain; the choice is unclog it yourself or call for help.
The trend in remodeling continues, reports the recent Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) from Harvard’s Remodeling Futures Program. Any upgrade even replacing a bathroom faucet won’t go unnoticed if you decide to sell your home, so don’t hesitate to make the upgrade and enjoy using it.
TikTok creator @lexi.diy is always looking for affordable ways to create luxe looking decorations, and her Dollar Tree ornament wreath DIY is one of our Christmas favorites.
Recessed lighting will add light to dark and often difficult to reach spaces in a home and a recessed light that offers ventilation makes it even more useful. A dark shower stall in the bathroom, a tucked away alcove under a mildew-prone stairwell and a stuffy dark closet are popular locations where a vented recessed light comes in handy. By combining ventilation and illumination a recessed vent light does both jobs of moving the air and keeping it fresh for a comfortable environment.
Home and lifestyle TikTok creator @rachlvalente’s page is full of helpful home hacks, but these super simple DIY floating shelves are one of our favorites. Pine wood from Home Depot, Amazon brackets, wood stain, a drill, and a stud finder are all you need to make these under $50 shelves.
This super aesthetic DIY flower art from @jenniferanandary doesn’t even require you to pick up a pencil. Just select your favorite dried flowers, print out their names, cut to size, and glue them to a piece of paper. Stick the end result in a 3D frame for art in minutes.
An insulating window film provides protection from the sun’ s damaging effect on furnishings, especially in a south-facing room. Unless you’ ve seen the faded and worn condition of carpeting, upholstered furniture and draperies after days of intensive heat from the sun it’ s difficult to imagine. To help conceal glare from strong sunlight, one choice is to apply an...
The Department of Energy tells us warm air leaking into your home during the summer and out of your home in the winter can waste a substantial portion of your energy dollars. You can save at least 10% on your energy bill by reducing those air leaks at the doors to your house, and it’s one of the easiest and least expensive projects you can do.
While it may seem that replacing a kitchen faucet will be a straightforward swap of an old faucet for a new one, the first phase of the job may be the most challenging. Another issue is working in the dark on your back with your head and shoulders squeezed in the confines of a base cabinet. There is a staggering amount of kitchen faucet styles, finishes and features to...
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A nice upgrade to a bathtub with an old stationary showerhead is replacing it with a movable hand shower on a bar. It’ s a popular improvement and convenient addition that extends the use of the bathtub. With a movable head, it can become a soothing spray of warm water to massage sore joints, back pain and muscles.
Reusing everyday items can be a great way to decorate your home for Halloween without splurging on decorations you’ll only use once a year. These DIY potion bottles from TikTok creator @brookedarwin will give you something to do with your used glass bottles before you toss them in the recycling bin.
Queue up your next Netflix show and pull out your glue gun, because this Dollar Tree DIY from @faithhomehome does require some patience. While you might get a little tired of wrapping rope around shower curtain rings, the budget-friendly result is worth it.